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Apprentice Support Worker 1ST ENABLE LTD

We are currently looking for a passionate Support Worker to join the ranks of our diverse complex Care Team located in the Chester Area.

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Closing date: 13 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £316.87

  • Working week

    Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001596432

  • Positions

    20 available

Our support workers need to use initiative to keep people engaged, for example coming up with ideas for days out or ideas for rainy days at home. A Driving License isn’t essential but would be desirable for the position.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Shopping and food preparation
  • Supporting daily living
  • Assisting our clients to access the local community
  • Attending GP appointments with our clients
  • Working with individualised and person-centred support plans
  • Getting involved in recreational and vocational activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Personal qualities

Our support workers must be kind, compassionate and genuinely enthusiastic about the care and wellbeing of our people.

Our support workers must be reliable and flexible, support work isn’t your typical 9-5 grind!

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are preferred but not essential.

Future prospects

Opportunities to gain a permanent position and future development.

Things to consider

The position will be based in Chester.


About the employer

Founded in 2012 by a group of likeminded healthcare professionals whose shared desire was to offer a local service to local people in their community and to make a positive difference.

We believe that people with learning disabilities are equal participants in society and should have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else.

1st Enable Ltd is a provider of supported living for learning disabilities, operating in the North West. Our staff team have over 75 year’s clinical experience of providing this care both in the community and within the NHS.

Employer

1ST ENABLE LTD

Address

Chapel Lodge

Sibell Street

Chester

CH1 3BU

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Training

Training provider

CHESHIRE COLLEGE SOUTH AND WEST

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cheshire College South and West

Contact

Sean Simpson 01270654654

Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training will be delivered by your employer.

Apprenticeship standard

Healthcare support worker

Level 2 (GCSE)


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